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2018 Kia Sportage


City 20 - 23 MPG Hwy 23 - 30 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.9 (out of 5)
Value 4.8
Exterior 4.9
Interior 4.9
Comfort 4.9
Performance 4.8
Reliability 4.9
nice and comfortable

by sarge from Independence | November 08, 2019

this car is what my wife wanted. it rides and handles very well. it has performed above my expectations for a four cylinder. will buy another one

Very pretty car

by Addie S from Overland Park KS | October 26, 2019

I love the white exterior and black interior. The side mirrors make backing up and parking easy. The air conditioning and heat work really well.

Rides like a luxury small SUV

by KMMickey from Austin, TX | October 14, 2019

Handles great, excellent creature comforts. The turbo gives it a great punch. I would compare it to a much more expensive small SUV. Love driving it.

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2018 Kia Sportage Overview

The 2018 Kia Sportage is a compact SUV that was redesigned last year. Maximum rear cargo capacity is 30.7 cubic feet.

Three trims are available: the LX, EX, and SX Turbo.

Under the hood, the LX and EX trims are powered by a standard 181-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and front- (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). The SX Turbo trim has a 240-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. However, horsepower slightly decreases to 237-hp with AWD. Fuel economy for the 2.4-liter/FWD model is an EPA-estimated 22/29 mpg city/highway. With AWD, the rating dips to 21/25 mpg. The turbocharged 2.0-liter/FWD model has a 21/26 mpg rating. That rating drops to 20/23 mpg with AWD.